1950s: Bob Pettit – George Mikan, Bob Cousy runner ups Yeah I’m going with Pettit over Mikan and Cousy. The reasoning being: Mikan had no competition for his time and it was pre shot clock, pre goaltending era, he was playing in a baby version of the NBA basically. Cousy was a great player but… Continue reading Who would you say was the greatest NBA players of each decade for the past 40 years?
I do have the stats here for head to head against various other great defensive guards of his era and it’s safe to say that nobody could really guard Jordan. Vs Sidney Moncrief (2x DPOY) Vs Joe Dumars (5x All-Def) Vs Michael Cooper (1x DPOY) Vs Dennis Johnson (9x All-Def) Vs Alvin Robertson (1x DPOY) Vs… Continue reading Jordan’s stats head to head versus the best defensive guards of his era prove he was unstoppable
that Kobe Bryant was robbed of MVPs – I’ve already answered that here. that Jordan was ‘rusty’ in his 1995 comeback and that’s why he lost to the Orlando Magic Let me explain the second one. Jordan fans like to imagine that he would win 8 straight championships in a row if he didn’t retire.… Continue reading Debunking NBA Myths: Was Jordan ‘rusty’ in 1995?